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A Day in the Atlas Mountains including Souk Visits – from Marrakech

  • When does it run?
    Daily
  • Start time
    Start time: 0930h (9:30am)
    Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration
    4 hours
Inclusions
  • All transfers
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pick up & drop off
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Spend a day amidst the untamed beauty of the Atlas Mountains
  • Ride a horse though the stunning valleys and observe local traditions at the souks
  • The tour is led by a local expert guide and conducted in an air-conditioned minivan

Overview

Leave Marrakech for the day to visit the untamed beauty of the Atlas Mountains. Here you will find exotic plants, coloured cliffs and beautiful mountain streams. Visit the local souks (markets) in Tahanaout and Asni and get a feel of the culture and traditions of the Atlas Mountains which have changed little over the centuries.

Visit the valleys of Ouirgane that overlook quaint villages and brilliant landscapes. Ride a horse through the lush countryside and remote villages. Also visit the gravesite and the home of Rabbi Ben Diouane who is revered for his ability to cure blindness.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Start time

    Start time: 0930h (9:30am)
    Duration: 4 hours

  • Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in Marrakech

Itinerary

  • Your tour begins with a pick up from you hotel in Marrakech at 0930h (9:30am). Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, you will embark on a journey into the Atlas Mountains. En route you will get to see a vast array of vegetation, mountain streams, coloured rock cliffs, Berber villages and local mouttain people.

    Visit the local souks at Tahanaout and Asni ( takes place on Tuesdays and Satudays), this is a wonderful opportunity to photograph colourful and traditional rural markets which are bustling with activity.

    Continue your trip through to Ouirgane, with its famous hillside views overlooking local villages. At this point we will break for lunch (at own expense). From this area, you may mule trek through scenic countryside and remote villages, hike through similarly beautiful terrain, or ride horses from the stables at La Roseraie (at own expense). You may also visit the nearby gravesite and former home of Rabbi Ben Diouane, a Jewish saint revered around the world for his ability to cure blindness.

    At the end of the tour you will return to your hotel in Marrakech.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • All transfers
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Meals & drinks
  • Horse Riding

Please note

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Additional info

Contact details for the local activity operator will be found on your confirmation voucher.

Customer Reviews

  • Bella Belfon-rose, United Kingdom 03/20/2016
  • Stunning views, a must do tour when visiting Marrakech/Morocco
    MR M H T EMANS, United Kingdom 05/05/2014
  • loved it !!
    MRS A E BROWN, United Kingdom 01/01/2013

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